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not have any power. it seems like one of the least powerful people in the united states. >> he mostly used humor to make his political point. >> i do not want a tomato picked by a mexican. i won it picked by an american, then sliced by a guatemalan and served by a venezuelan in a spot where a chilean gives me a brazilian. >> besides brazilian waxes, there were also talks of serious issues such as being susceptible to heat stroke. nancy pelosi defended the testimony and he brought along plenty of television cameras to cover the issue and members of congress. reporting live on capitol hill, rebecca cooper, abc7 is. >> president obama is firing back is firing back after the iranian president said that 9/11 was an inside job. he said that the u.s. government orchestrated the attack. members of the european union walked out under protest. president obama called that rent and sensitive. >> it was a fool. -- it was hateful. doing it here in manhattan, just a little north of round zero, for him to make a statement like that was inexcusable. >> the former rham hostage met with the iranian president
. >> they use this to intimidate immigrant workers and abuse them. >> i work with immigrants. there bric-a-brac to enrich our country, -- they are breaking their back to a richer country, often at minimum wage, and even less than that. >> the police should not be used as a tool for enforcing immigration laws. it is as simple as that. >> some do not have a problem with it. >> if it is a conflict that has been arrested for raping somebody or has done something horrible, it is of to the american people. >> since 2008, close to 6000 jurisdictions from 31 states have signed on to the program. today, santa clara on the west coast also opted out. arlington officials said that they will send myself a letter sometime this week telling them that they are out -- will send ice a letter sometime this week telling them that they are out. >>> democrats say they have a vote to display their commitment to economic recovery. five weeks from the midterm elections, republicans called the vote a political ploy. >>> president obama says that improving education is the key to keeping the economy afloat. today,
to intrude on the response, then you need to deal with it. they ended the worst oil spill in u.s. history. >> experts combined their knowledge and expertise. i do not believe that any single one entity could have responded alone. >> nearly 5 million bar. of oil gushed into the gulf of mexico. >> the oil spill was 50 times bigger than estimated. >> soldiers are facing charges, accused of for-forming a killed seen that murdered afghan civilians. five of the soldiers have been charged with premeditated murder they picked out an armed afghans at random. >> my limited involvement in the process -- >> alberto gonzales faced questioning today in a suit against the justice department. the lawsuit was filed by unsuccessful job applicants to the agency that say they deserve compensation because the service screened out employees for political reasons. >> president obama signed a new law today that allows a $30 billion fund for community banks to improve lending to small businesses. his critics say it might not be effective. a recent poll found that 91% of small-business owners say they do not need
that he was acting alone. they are looking for any car that leak may have been using. -- lee may have been using. the discovery network is trying to get back to normal. >> we are so relieved that this ended peacefully export all of our employees. no one was hurt. the hundred or so children from our day care center where all protected -- protected and home safe. >> we have also learned more details from the chief of police about the final seconds of this standoff inside the discovery lobby. we have learned that a swat team members had worked its way to the point where they were just around the corner from the hostages and the lobby of the discovery building. i just before 5:00, they thought they heard a pop that might be something like a gun fire. the officers came around the corner added that point, they took several shots, killing james lee in the lobby of the building. >> our coverage on the discovery gunman continues. we have video of james lee. you spoke with someone who was with him yesterday morning. >> we are learning quite a bit more. i want to show you this at discovery headquarte
that the policies we have put in place have moved us in the right direction, and the policies that republicans are offering right now are the exact policy that got us into this mess. >> he argued the recovery has been slow but is moving in the right direction. >> [unintelligible] >> outside, even with people lined up for $5 cupcakes, the bills we have a long way to go for a recovery, noting laos in the public sector. >> even people being laid off in the last school year, and people worried about their homes. >> this is a second stimulus. >> there is no doubt that everything we have been trying to do is designed to stimulate growth and additional jobs in the economy. >> the president acknowledged today that many voters are frustrated and angry. he called on congress to quit bickering and move forward by passing his plan for cutting taxes and boosting the economy. rebecca cooper, abc7 news. >>> president obama is promoting a top member of his economic team. austan goolsbee will be the new chairman of the president's council of economic advisers. he is one of three economists already on the counc
. it is the first attack since last week when president obama @ declerck the u.s. combat mission over. -- when president obama declared at the u.s. combat mission over. >> the white house says taxing capital investments could save business $2 billion over two years. the republicans fired back saying he should be focused on spending cuts. the "washington post" abc news poll shows 52% of americans disapprove of president obama's overall performance. 57% disapprove of the way he is handling the economy. chicago mayor richard daley has presided over the nation's third largest city for the last 21 years. tonight he said, it that it. he will not run for a -- another term. he is 68 and has been thinking about not running for some time and has become comfortable with that decision. rahm emanuel once that job and it opens the door for him to run -- wants that job and it opens the door for him to run for mayor of chicago. nasa is designing a woys system -- a hoist system to lift up the minors that are trapped in south america. >> the first phase of a major expansion at the iceland to come apart. there a
woodward has written a new book about the obama administration. rebecca cooper joins us with more on that. >> he did in previous administrations and once again he manages to gain the alternate access, interviewing the president himself and top advisers. but the white house is dismissing the book prosper trail of backstabbing over afghanistan. the headlines paint a picture of the president surrounded by infighting. they paint a picture of a decisive commander in chief comfortable making the call on military strategy. >> as additional troops will allow us to hand over forces. >> key advisers described the president has boxed in by his generals. the president agreed but insisted on a firmer exit strategy. the president's key envoy deemed the surge strategy destined to failure. joe biden called holbrook egotistical. many describe these differences as a healthy debate the president has when making key decisions. white house officials made clear joe biden's description of richard holbrooke was followed by the comment that he was the right person for the job. officials insist no one has time to
. wingate. >> congratulations, mr. wingate. you inspire all of us. especially doug hill. he is getting close to that mark. >> [laughter] >> thanks, i appreciate that. some rain and scattered showers here, heavier showers to the west and north of us. keep a close eye on it. 33 hundreds of an inch in martinsburg so far. a little over two tenths of an inch of rain in winchester. 15 hundredths in albany. this was after we were in the 80's and 90's. reagan national, 92 degrees today. the 63rd time this year we have hit 90 or better. 67 was the morning low. only a trace of rain so far at the airport. 66 in gaithersburg and frederick. befriend has not passed through frederiksberg yet. it is going to get -- the front has not pass through frederiksberg yet. we will see a cool down overnight. then he continues down south. the rain will just be a temporary visitor. -- of the heat continues down south. the rain will just be a temporary visitor. a tornado warning for a while in queens and staten island and york city this afternoon. violent weather there. there is a second line developing and i'm beginnin
standing at 9.6%. that is higher than anybody wanted to be. rebecca cooper lives at -- joins us live from the studio. >> it shows the eight straight month in which the numbers of new private-sector jobs went up. that did not stop unemployment from going up this month. president obama is vowing a new approach. it was not by much, but the new unemployment numbers to go up just enough for the bad news to overshadow the good news. the total unemployment is now at 9.6%. today, president obama was quick to point out that the economy was losing 750,000 jobs a month. today's jobs show deep private sector created 67,000 new jobs last month. that is more than analysts expected. more needs to be done, he said. >> that is why i am calling on congress to make passing a this -- a small business jobs bill its first order of business. >> president was asked -- the economy is moving in a positive direction. jobs are being created. they are not being created as fast as they need to. >> president obama at promised a new package of economic ideas. republicans say the president does not also extend tax cuts f
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. >> the video we will show you is to render us. -- is horrendous. one of the owners of one of the horses that passed away and this fire is standing in the exact spot where the style was. it looks like she is holding back tears. >> there are forces in there. >> these images were captured in the first terrifying moments. >> they had been playing poker in the nearby rock hollywood casino. they shot the video as they rushed to help get as many horses to safety as possible. >> this growth is on fire. you people need to move. -- roof is on fire. >> i felt like my shoes were going to melt off my feet. >> they had only enough time to save 26 horses. 27 would die. firefighters say it was a nightmare, realizing that horses were dying as they fought and unwinnable battle. >> everything is totally combustible at andy's barnes. they are all wood frame spread a lot of hay and straw. >> even as the surviving horses were walk to a new barn this afternoon, people thought about the ones which died. >> i feel very bad about all this. i am a horse lover. it breaks my heart that they lost that many. >> there
, under watched by storm county management today. >> it gives us the ability to know when the critical times are and to help protect public safety. >> you can see how common is that guy looks. the boats are rocking on the potomac. and that water is looking higher and higher and you can see that the ground is saturated in old town, everett shinya. -- alexandria. >> thank you, john. the for the first time, we are schuring from three young survivors aboard the bus that tumbled over -- we are hearing from three young survivors aboard the bus that tumbled over an embankment yesterday. brad bell has more on what the youngsters are saying in the latest on the investigation. >> we do have some information on the investigation. we heard from maryland state police this evening that derrek team investigator was able to check the bus appier -- their team investigator was able to check the bows out. they said there was nothing on the bus that could have led to an accident. they are now waiting on the autopsy of the driver to see if a medical condition could have caused this. >> safely at home in ca
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